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omega

1. Twenty-fourth and last letter of the greek alphabet, omega.

2. Symbol for ohm.


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Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... to spread slower but if FFAR senses too much fat it could widen blood vessels or block blood coagulation to minimize viscosity. For example omega-3 polyunsaturated acid inhibits blood coagulation. Another free fatty acid also widened blood vessel in heart. Uncaring pleasure that fatty food ...

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by mhein
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
Replies: 4
Views: 6734

about cholesterol

... compounds in the body and thus should prevent formation of cholesterol by body (but you can still have high uptake from food). Second, it's "omega 3-unsaturated fatty acids", omega-3 is nothing!

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by JackBean
Tue Oct 25, 2011 11:04 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: about cholesterol
Replies: 5
Views: 2264

about cholesterol

... I think they basically work to dissolve the plaque. The easiest way is through diet and exercise though. As far as foods, look for stuff high in omega-3 like salmon, garlic, vitamin E and vitamin K. And I do think that it's mostly in the arteries where plaque builds up.

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by ReginaM
Mon Oct 24, 2011 8:43 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: about cholesterol
Replies: 5
Views: 2264

Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy

... or even the currently watered down version of” guarding of resources” hierarchy) only allows two wolves to breed, the so called “alpha pair.” Omega females don’t even come into heat and the “inferior” males don’t even approach her as the breeding female will not tolerate their advances. What ...

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by KevinBehan
Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
Replies: 36
Views: 22940

question-nutriceuticals

... so we had a lecture on immunonutrition covering topics like amino acids and the role they have on immune system (sulphur, taurine, argine), omega 3/6 fatty acids, zinc, copper and I was wondering can I classify these as nutriceuticals?? because technically a nutriceutical is classified as ...

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by biology_06er
Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:10 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question-nutriceuticals
Replies: 0
Views: 998
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